Lawrence A. McDonald
December 19, 1919  -  February 22, 2018

Lawrence A. McDonald

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Carey Hand Cox Parker Funeral Home
1350 West Fairbanks Avenue
Winter Park, FL  32789
Friday, March 02, 2018
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Killarney Baptist Church
701 Formosa Ave
Winter Park, FL  32789
Saturday, March 03, 2018
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Greenwood Cemetery
1603 Greenwood Street
Orlando, FL  32801
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I served in the Navy.

Mr. Lawrence A. McDonald, 98, of Gray Court, SC passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018. Lawrence was in the United States Navy and was the long time Meteorologist for the Orlando Executive Airport. He was born December 19, 1919 in Montour Falls, New York to Percy & Helen McDonald. Lawrence was proceeded in death by his late wife Silvey W. McDonald and survived by his Great Niece, Wendy Callaham his Great Great Nephews Nolan Knowles and Spencer Callaham and his Great Great Niece Elizabeth Callaham, all from Simpsonville, SC along with many other extended family members across the United States. A visitation for friends and family will be held on Friday March 2, 2018 from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM at Carey Hand Cox-Parker Funeral Home 1350 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park. A funeral service will be held Saturday March 3, 2018 at Killarney Baptist Church, 701 Formosa Ave, Winter Park, Florida at 11:00 AM. Immediately following the service at Killarney, a gravesite service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery


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  1. Brent, Summer, Halie, and Reece

    There are never the right words to take away the pain, but praying our Lord gives you comfort and peace to always remember the amazing memories you had with Dede. The video was beautiful, and only captured a slight portion of the wonderful life he had. Hold onto those memories and find peace in knowing he is with Him. We love you.

  2. Larry and Sandy Hall
    Tavares, IL

    DEDE (Larry) was our dearest grandson Nolan Knowles great great Uncle.He was a wonderful man and always was so kind when we would go to his house.He loved his dear wife and took such good care of her till she passed.If thrers one thing we know God will accept him with open arms.Praying for the rest of his family and friends.

  3. Cliff In es

    Thanks for all the memories we had at the bridge club, as my bridge partner for almost 30 years.
    Larry,you had vision problems and I had hearing problems, what a combination!

  4. Megan Massey

  5. Todd & Lori Knowles
    Altamonte Springd, CO

    Our thoughts & prayers go out to Wendy, Sonny and family and friends of Dede’s (Larry) he was such a kind person. I know he will be very missed. RIP Dede and fly high with the angels.

  6. Suzy Struhs
    Richardson, TX

    I am deeply sorry for your loss, Wendy, Sonny and family. What an interesting and gentle soul I thought he was.
    There is a new star in the heavens with Dede’s name on it!

  7. Stephanie Stephens Hobbs
    Kissimmee, FL


  8. Kim Carson Morton
    Dundee, NY

    RIP, Lawrence. I have many happy memories of you when we were growing up. Bet you’re happy to see Sylvie again.

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